Period
to 6 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 6 months to 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
South East > Surrey
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 182 211
Rank change year-on-year +54 +29 -11
Permanent jobs citing Games 20 30 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 0.87% 0.69% 0.67%
As % of the General category 2.33% 1.98% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 33
Median annual salary £57,500 £63,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.80% +41.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,700 £22,600 £28,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £74,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% +9.20% +16.00%

Games is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 858 1,516 1,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 37.26% 35.11% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 717 1,152 1,438
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +12.24% -2.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,775 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.70% +2.22%

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Games as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Games in Surrey.

Salary trend for Games in Surrey

Games
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing Games in Surrey over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Games in Surrey

Games
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 6 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +24 4 £65,000 +4.00% 14
Weybridge - 3 £53,750 -
Woking +8 2 £52,500 -30.00% 2
Reigate - 2 - -
Staines - 2 £65,000 -
Games
South East

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Games.

1 7 (35.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Kanban
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (30.00%) Coaching
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) C++
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) C
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (20.00%) Azure
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (20.00%) Burndown Charts
4 4 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) ATDD
4 4 (20.00%) Node.js
4 4 (20.00%) REST

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
1 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) webpack
General
1 2 (10.00%) Electronics
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Scrum Master
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Scrum Master
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Development Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Games Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Principal Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
1 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (20.00%) CSS
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
1 4 (20.00%) HTML5
1 4 (20.00%) Node.js
1 4 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (15.00%) Ext JS
3 2 (10.00%) Ajax
3 2 (10.00%) CSS3
3 2 (10.00%) DirectX
3 2 (10.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (10.00%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (10.00%) Vulkan
4 1 (5.00%) CryEngine
4 1 (5.00%) React
4 1 (5.00%) Sass
4 1 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (5.00%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (5.00%) Vuex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) Coaching
1 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (30.00%) Kanban
1 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
1 6 (30.00%) Scrum
2 4 (20.00%) ATDD
2 4 (20.00%) Burndown Charts
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Feature Driven Development
2 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 4 (20.00%) TDD
2 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (20.00%) User Stories
3 3 (15.00%) Fintech
3 3 (15.00%) Fund Management
3 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (10.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) C
4 4 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (15.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) ES6
7 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) COBIT
1 1 (5.00%) NCSC
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Sencha
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau